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captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is thursday, february 18th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." ted cruz dares donald trump to sue him over an attack ad. we reveal the results of a new national cbs news poll. google backs rival apple in its fight against the fbi over unlocking a terrorist's cell phone. how about this? seven marathon on seven continents in seven days! a single mom who is the first american woman to complete this daunting challenge. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds.
i don't think anyone is surprised that donald is threaten to sue people. he has done that most of his adult life. >> slugging it out in south >> he didn't doesn't have one public endorsement from the senate. think of it. hard to believe. >> major endorse from south carolina governor nikki haley. are you feeling the >> i like that. >> president obama is planning a trip to cuba next month. he'll be the first sitting president to make a state visit to cuba in nearly 90 years. >> hollywood press byterian hackers. ransom ransom. >> they know who is behind a deadly explosion. >> turkey's prime minister says the attacker was a syrian national. >> apple fighting a court order to break into a phone used by the san bernardino terrorists. they say this creates a back door that endangers all of our
>> nobody has a right to defy a legal search warrant. >> the pope celebrated mass in juarez along the u.s. border. >> a dramatic emergency landing when a motorway in brazil incredibly no one injured. >> all that. >> duke is going to win the game! >> what an amazing win. >> showed a lot of grit and we were able to win. any questions? >> gondola ride through venice! >> what country do you think we are sending you to? >> france. >> can we still get it? >> all that matters! >> police in florida arrested an 18-year-old boy accused of practicing medicine without a license. >> anyone who thinks that kid is a doctor needs to see a doctor! >> on "cbs this morning." >> steven, look. people are getting tired of the negative. , you know, in new hampshire, i took. >> shut up! got a big laugh out of that. crowd pleaser. >> we are not sure they are voting for you over me! >> that's true. >> we will have to wait and see.
[ applause ] welcome to "cbs this morning." the latest cbs news national poll out this morning shows donald trump remains the republican presidential front-runner. 35% of gop primary voters across the country support trump. that nearly doubles ted cruz. he is in second place at 18%. but another new poll finds cruz taking a narrow two-point lead in the national race. the candidates are still slugging it out in south carolina and major garrett is in charleston, following all of the republican candidates with two days to go before the republican primary. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. donald trump has a big lead here and a team of lawyers he says is ready to sue top rival ted cruz, not once but twice. once over a campaign ad.
canadian birthday. cruz has argued nine cases before supreme court can't wait and may handle the disposition of trump himself. this concludes the law and order portion of our south carolina republican presidential primary coverage. >> i've had great success with lawsuits. i've had great success in things i do and i don't know that we are going to have a lawsuit, but we certainly want to keep somebody honest. >> reporter: in dueling television town halls last night, donald trump and ted cruz aired their legal laundry. >> at last, this has not been a typically race by any sense. and i don't think anyone is surprised that donald is threatening to sue people. he has done that most of his adult life. >> reporter: trump has threatened to sue over this ad that shows his previous support for abortion rights. >> i am pro choice in every respect. >> reporter: trump's lawyers said in a letter to cruz's campaign the ad was, quote, replete with outright lies and misrepresents that mr. trump is pro choice. wednesday night, cruz said a
words would fail. >> it is quite literally the most ridiculous theory i've ever heard that telling the voters what donald trump's actual record is deceitful in lying. i invited mr. trump. i said, please, donald, file this lawsuit. >> reporter: also part of a town hall discussion, marco rubio echoed trump's charge that cruz is a serial liar. >> i said he has been lying because if you say something that isn't true and you say it over and over again and you know it's not true there is no other word for it. >> reporter: rubio has the support of south carolina governor nikki haley. she stumbled out of the gate. >> this is one of many bruises i will take from marco rubio. we make presidents. let's make marco rubio the next president of the united states! god bless! >> reporter: rubio is now cornered the market on new establishment south carolina republican endorsements. haley, u.s. senator tim scott
elected after 2010 and with tea party inspired political sense abilities and not enough sure if it's enough to propel him past trump's campaign. john dickerson is in washington. john, good morning. >> good morning. >> reporter: how do people make sense when they see competing national polls? >> well, they should treat them very, very gingerly. in february of 2012, rick santorum was up over mitt romney by about ten points. what they give us a sense of where the low information voter is. as primaries and caucuses, the ones we have been focusing on as the big gets more national and we have these big days like super tuesday, national polls give us a better sense as the contest gets bigger. we basically, right now, the game is in south carolina. >> how much of a difference do you think, john, governor haley's endorsement will make for marco rubio? >> in a year where the
odor with the republican voters, i think establishment endorsements probably don't mean that much. they don't mean that much any way. nikki haley endorsed mitt romney and newt gingrich won the south carolina primary in 2012. so i think in the battle between marco rubio and jeb bush it's nice to have something on your side if you're marco rubio. in that respect, it helps. but it's not going to, i don't think, give him a huge boost in south carolina. >> john, in some ways, haley's endorsement of marco rubio a blow to jeb bush? apparently, former president george w. bush met privately with haley on monday to ask for brother. >> jeb bush's argument is senators. he said i've had experience. so it would have been nice to have a fellow governor say i agree with that. and so in the news cycles, it's not good for jeb bush. he was trying to build a little something in south carolina. if he doesn't do well in south
rubio, it's a real blow to his campaign. so, yes, this is jeb bush would have liked this, but his challenges go well beyond the endorsements he is not getting. >> john, let me switch you across the country to nevada where polls in the democratic race suggest tightening and very tight. >> yeah. the key thing to watch about nevada if bernie sanders does better he has to do well with non-white voters and one of the bigger challenges for his campaign. if he can do it in nevada, maybe do it in other places and interests me about nevada. >> john, thank you so much. sources confirm to cbs news overnight that the white house is set to announce today that president obama will make a historic visit to cuba. the short stop over in march will mark another huge step toward improving relations. the plan drew immediate criticism from critics, including republican presidential candidates. no sitting president has visited there is your fun fact for the day. >> thank you, norah o'donnell. >> write that down.
apple is getting support this morning from another high-tech heavyweight in its standoff with the fbi. google's ceo says apple is right to defy a judge's order to help unlock the iphone used by one of the san bernardino killers. the fbi needs just four digits to crack this code. jeff pegues is in washington with the escalating fight. >> reporter: good morning. apple's lawyers are digging in. industry sources say the tech giant is ready to fight this all the way to the supreme court. the fbi is locked out of syed farook's iphone. they say apple is not a company that hands over its company's private information. the u.s. magistrate judge ordered apple to -- apple's ceo tim cook says the tech giant doesn't have the technology and
a back door to not only that iphone but millions of devices. the white house defended the department of justice's request for apple to aid in an investigation. the president calls an important national priority. >> they are not asking apple to redesign its product or to create a new back door to one of their products. they are simply asking for something that would have an impact on this one device. >> reporter: as the war on terror and the right to privacy collide, cnet's dan ackerman says apple and the fbi have competing and compelling interests. >> apple says if you promise you only use it once it's going to get used again and again and once you create the precedent of giving that access once you're not able to deny at the time next time. >> reporter: google's ceo posted a series of tweets wednesday citing with apple, saying we give law enforcement access to data based on valid legal orders, but that is wholly
companies to enable hacking of customer devices and data. in the two months since farook and his wife tashfeen malik killed 14 people in san bernardino, california, the fbi is poring over theirs electronic and internet history and discovered evidence that farook and malik sympathized with isis and other islamic radicals leading up to the terror attack. publicly, apple says it doesn't have the technology to do what the fbi wants but a top industry official tells cbs news that apple could theoretically write the software to comply with that ruling. a los angeles hospital admits it paid nearly $17,000 in ransom to hackers. the fbi is investigating the cyber attack that disabled the computer network at the hollywood presbyterian medical center. carter evans is at the hospital with the story behind the ransom payment. good morning. >> reporter: good morning.
was not affected by the attack and computer systems are up and running again. authorities are now searching for these hackers who were paid with bit coin. a digital currency that is nearly impossible to trace. and while the hospital says it notified law enforcement immediately, we are now learning that may not be the case. in a brazen attack, hackers disabled the computer network of the hollywood presbyterian medical center. a source familiar with the investigation tells cbs news, the hospital paid the nearly $17,000 ransom to take back control before contacting law enforcement. in a statement, the president of the hospital said, the quickest and most efficient way to restore our systems was to pay the ransom. >> if they decide to pay the ransom, it probably means they didn't have very good backups and weren't able to recover the data and that the data would have been lost if they didn't pay the ransom. >> reporter: on february 5th, hackers infiltrated the
is known as ransomware that held sensitive information and files on the network hostage and making it accessible only with the use of a decryption key provided after ransom was paid. >> hospitals are a very big target now. >> reporter: dave kennedy runs a cyber security firm and has attacks. he says after highly publicized data breaches involving credit card companies hackers are moving on to easier targets and many hospitals have been slow to adequately secure their networks. a 2015 study found that criminal cyberattacks on health care organizations have increased 125% since 2010 and the danger can sometimes be life threaten. >> when the ransom pieces affect the machines it's causing the system to stop functioning and can definitely impact life and systems that support life. >> reporter: now if hackers are able to gain access to medical records, they will have social security number and other
be sold on the black market. cyber security experts tell us it's the smaller networks like hospitals and schools that are especially susceptible to these ransomware attacks. >> thank you, carter. this morning, cbs news poll shows americans are split over the president's plan to nominate a successor to supreme court justice antonin scalia. 47% in our poll says the president should choose a nomination this year and 46% say the nomination should be made after the november election. margaret brennan is at the white house with reaction. >> reporter: good morning. president obama decision to skip the saturday funeral of justice scalia is being seen by some as a snub of the conservative judge. and a missed opportunity by others. former obama administration
want to reduce partisanship we can honor those who we disagree with. the president will pay his respects on friday when ska lee''s body is in repose at the supreme court. there is no protocol. while george w. bush delivered the eulogy at justice rankin's funeral his predecessor bill clinton attended two services and skipped the services for two others. the white house won't say whether it was the president's schedule or security concerns or another factor that led him to bow out. but, norah, it has become yet another politically charged moment ahead of that fierce battle to fill justice scalia's seat. >> thank you, margaret. turkey blames this morning a syrian with ties to a kurdish militia for a devastating bomb attack. the car bomb attack killed 28 people and hit dozenses more in
turkey vows to retaliate for the attacks. radioactive military is missing in iraq and raising fears that isis was acquired a dangerous new weapon. it was stolen last year from near basra and kept in a case the size of a laptop. one official believe it could be used to make a dirty bomb. toyota is recalling nearly 3 million vehicles worldwide because of potentially faulty seat belts. the recall involves more than a million rav 4 suvs in north america america. a metal frame could slice through the seat during a crash and cause it to fail. they are recalling models from 2006 to 2012 and ev models from 2012 to 2018. more winners coming forward for last month's record setting
a couple from melbourne beach, florida, claimed their share of the jackpot. their cut is more than 528 million. david begnaud is inside the florida lottery headquarters in tallahassee with the company's plans for the money. good morning. >> reporter: good morning! they waited 34 days, norah! what do you do that time waiting to pick up money like that? finally, yesterday, they walked up to the office in tallahassee and took this podium and got their check. look at this. they don't get this. they get $327 million because they took the lump sum pay-out. not a bad day's work. the lady who won stood at the podium and said i'm afraid i won't be so nice now because i'm worried what to do with all of this money. >> we didn't believe it. we just kept watching tv and going online and rechecking and rechecking. >> they announced the publix at
>> reporter: for david kaltschmidt and maureen smith, it's a lot of worry. >> we worry what is going to happen. >> i did a lot of pacing. >> we know we are no longer in a quiet place. >> right. >> which i'm going to miss. >> reporter: the married couple now has enough money to buy all of the peace and quiet they want. the two have been together for 37 years, and they decided when they won, to keep it a secret, even from any way, shape or form. >> that was hard. that was really hard. especially when everyone was saying, you know, you're from melbourne beach. did you win? do you know who won? no. >> reporter: they have come to realize when you win 500,000 overnight, your li life changes, whether you're ready for it or not. >> we are not going to party. >> we are still going to live the same lives. >> he will retire and what he really wants to do. >> reporter: kaltschmidt plans
designing airplanes. despite their wealth, they are worried, more than excited. >> it's scary. an unknown. you always do think about what you're going to do, but when it happens, it's like it all went out of my head, you know? >> reporter: what is the first splurge you want to make on yourself? >> i really don't know yet. i want to get a massage! >> reporter: get one every week! why not? every day, if you can. so the jackpot split three different ways. we know who the florida winners are now and the tennessee winners have come forward. is there a california winner who has not come forward. they have until january of next year, or you lose the money. >> oh, they are coming forward. they are getting their ducks in a row. thank you, david. i love this couple. been married. she is older than him. they have been married for 36 years. she wants to get a massage. love them. >> with that money, she can have brad pitt give them a massage. >> she has option, just say that. teenager opens a medical scam.
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ahead, the state department asks hollywood how to fight isis i am chris mckinnon. top stories in moment but first danielle and the accu-weather forecast. >> a little chilly but the sun is shining. temperatures are running in the 20s across the board. we dip to 29 in boston and we will come back up into the 30s but the wind is going to gust occasionally over 20 miles an hour making it feel colder the real feel this afternoon will 20s. for. tomorrow less wind sunshine temperatures in the upper 30s and warming up this weekend. 45 to 50 op both saturday and sunday. track and weather together robi. >> reporter: partial good news on the earlier accident up in woburn. 93 southbound before 128 had the left lane closed.
backup is to concord and 93 south is packed from stoneham into the leverett connector 20 minute delay. >> thanks very much. new details in a deadly house fire in plymouth. investigators found the boyd body of robert drude in the- tryway of the home a pee limbary investigation indicates the fire was not suspicious and foul play is not suspected. the cause remains under investigation. heading back to cbs this morning next apple fights back on the right not to hack intoits own phone. do they have a case?
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the republicans got together for a debate and the last debate, the intros were messed up a and this year they figured out a fool-proof way so nobody could get confused on how to come on. >> we hope so shed light on the voters tonight so help the candidates come out on top. so, gentlemen, please join us on stage. >> i love it! how about major and john on "ellen"? so good! >> look at john's face.
>> it worked. very funny, ellen. welcome back to "cbs this morning." this half hour, hollywood is asking the government to find help on fighting isis. john kerry met this week. to propaganda. >> he set up a medical clinic of 18. doctor. why the teenager says he is not upset over his arrest for allegedly practicing medicine without a license. that story is ahead. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "usa today" reports that a company owned by a saudi investor works on air force one. pentagon acknowledged a contractor with foreign ties has serviced the president's plane. an air force spokesman says the company only installed furnishings and notes that contractors are always supervised. the white house declined to comment.
reports that two of the city's police officers are charged with sexually assaulting women while on duty and accused of forcing the women to commit sex acts sometimes in the police car. the l.a.p.d. placed the officers on unpaid leave more than two years ago after a stop and start internal investigation. convictions here could carry life sentences. the philadelphia inquirer says cosby filed a suit earlier this month and he is suing andrea constand over alleged breach of confidentiality agreement they signed with the federal government more than a decade ago. constand accuses cosby of drugging and sexually assaulting her in 2014. manny pacquiao made comments about gays. he is running for senator in the philippines.
says his comments are abhorrent. >> the united states is listing a new recruit in the fight against isis. hollywood. we showed you yesterday a photo tweeted by secretary of state john kerry. 2 tshows his meeting in los angeles tuesday with about a dozen studio executives and hollywood insiders. ben tracy is in los angeles with why the government is seeking help from the entertainment industry. ben, good morning. >> reporter: charlie, good morning. so secretary kerry says he called this meeting simply to discuss some ideas how to combat narrative. some are concerned he is actually trying to get studio executives to produce anti-isis propaganda. >> america. we claim to have the greatest army history has known. >> reporter: this video has all of the hallmarks of a hollywood movie trailer. but it's actually a pro-isis propaganda piece, produced by the radical islamic terror group.
asking hollywood for advice on how to counter that message. >> this is not just a military battle. it's a battle of ideas and a battle of ideas between competing narratives. >> reporter: richard stengel, a top kerry aide, was in tuesday's closed door meeting with almost a dozen studios executives when the secretary of state made his pitch. >> hollywood is one of the greatest competitive advantages we have as a country. it's revered all around the planet and our second largest export. >> reporter: the film industry grosses tens of billions of dollars worldwide every year and it's not the first time hollywood has teamed up with uncle sam. the pentagon worked with producer jerry brock himer in 1986 for "top gun," a box office hit that became an effective recruiting tool for one of the fighter pilots. >> what is the target? >> reporter: collaborationed have produced mixed results. some critics thought the advice
makers of zero dark 30 led to a controversial torture techniques. "variety" ted johnson says this week's meeting took a different approach. >> the government, from what i understand, is just trying to get ideas. they are trying to get ideas on how they counter the message that isis is spreading. >> reporter: but when the messenger is just the u.s. government, some worry that message can get lost. >> the reason the united states can't be the brand behind the counternarrative is because we have no credibility when we are talking about islam. >> reporter: something secretary kerry seems to understand. >> by tweeting out that photo, he is saying, hey, we are on top of it, we are thinking outside the box. not just a military strategy. but a strategy of diplomacy, a strategy of power. >> reporter: secretary kerry's 90-minute meeting with these studio executives were not just about isis. they also talked about content piracy and somehow american show business is perceived around the world. >> thank you, ben. a teenager in florida this
to be a doctor. malachi love-robinson was arrested yesterday and charged with practicing medicine without a license. vladimir duthiers shows us how the teenager managed to pull off this alleged scam. >> reporter: according to police, llama al malachi love-robinson posed as a doctor last year and he began screening patients. with a white lab coat, a stethoscope, malachi love-robinson may look like a young physician. but his apparent malpractice is right out of a hollywood con film. >> dr. harris? >> yes. >> do you concur? >> concur with what, sir? >> reporter: according to law enforcement officials, love-robinson was arrested after he allegedly performed a physical exam on an undercover agent without a valid medical license. the teen posted bail and spoke briefly at a press conference last night.
supporters and i've had some people who have said some negative things but everyone is entitled to their opinion and once again, i am not upset. >> reporter: love-robinson opened the new birth new life medical center in urgent care in west palm beach. its grand opening celebration even advertised on facebook. on the practice's website the teen is listed as a doctor with patient. william mckenzie is his gradfather. >> does he have a ph.d.? well, from what i hear, you can't get that on online! i don't know! >> reporter: on facebook, love-robinson posted this certificate claiming he is a practitioner in alternative medicine. >> he may have did something wrong with trying to do what he is doing, but had he good intentions of trying to help people. >> reporter: in october, love-robinson was cited by the florida department of health to cease and desist practicing medicine without holding an active license. >> and i was simply asking if you can please pray for us in this time that everything that
truth out of it. >> reporter: love-robinson could face up to five years in prison if convicted of practicing medicine without a license. according to the palm beach sheriff, he is also charged with grand theft and forgery. earlier this year an 86-year-old woman claim love-robinson stole cash and forged personal checks after she was physically examined by the teenager. >> what a bizarre story! >> the florida newspaper says he was allegedly posing as a >> yeah. >> he looks like a real-life doogie howser. i'm surprised anybody would think he is a doctor. >> the catch me if you can scene we showed. with you you would think with the technology we have and referrals you would would know if northbound is somebody is legit or not. >> he treated patients? very bizarre. >> we've said everything we need to say. >> yes. they are saying, time to go now.
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the maker of a popular parmesan cheese tells "cbs this morning" it is pulling its product from stores. this follows a report by bloomberg business. it found high amounts of cellulose, a powder derived from wood pulp, in jewel-osco's essential everyday 100% graded parmesan cheese. michelle miller it at a cheese packaging plant in new jersey and she found out why some of the graded parmesan sold in stores may not be cheese at all. good morning, michelle. >> reporter: good morning.
cheese plants like this to use very small amounts of cellulose to keep parmesan cheese from plumping and it's considered safe to eat. some manufacturers have crossed the line, using it as fillers and cutting corners and duping customers. whether sprinkled on pasta or shaved on salads or graded on to pretty much anything, americans' appetite for cheese has been heating up for the last four decades. but experts believe some of the parmesan eaten by cheese lovers isn't real cheese and it's costing them. >> americans are probably consuming close to 100 million pounds annually at a probable value of $500 million a year. >> reporter: neil shuman says see u lowest made from wood pulp is a big culprit. 2% to 4% is acceptable within the industry, bloomberg business found considerably more in two
essential everyday 100% graded parmesan cheese made by jewel-osco was actually 8.8% cellulose, while walmart's great value 100% grated parmesan cheese came in at 7.8%. >> you're getting ripped off. not what you bargained for. >> reporter: walmart would not comment for the story but jewel-osco told "cbs this morning," it has pulled the essential everyday parmesan cheese from our stores as we continue to investigation the matter. >> the labeling of the product is disingenuous and the nutritional labeling is generally out of whack. >> reporter: in 2013 the fda warned castle cheese in pennsylvania that its parmesan cheese products do not contain any parmesan cheese. the company took steps to correct it. but then declared bankruptcy. its president is now facing criminal charges. the fda takes economic fraud very seriously. the agency said that in a statement.
the department of justice for prosecution. >> the consumer is being frauded. they are buying something that is flat and tasteless, not what they expected to get. >> reporter: to help customers distinguish between which cheeses are real and which are loaded with fillers, shuman has come up with this real or true cheese feel. they say they will put it on all of their products and they are urging others in the industry to adopt this seal as well. gayle? >> thank you, michelle. now i guess when you buy your cheese, look for the seal. >> look for the seal. >> i don't want wood pulp in my cheese. >> grate your own cheese. >> thank you. they have solved the puzzle but couldn't buy their way out of a major flub.
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chris mckinnon. first let's check in with danielle in we are talking about temperatures running in the 20s for most of us. 29 boston and a little chill through the air because wind is active and will gust at over 20 miles per hour low 30s today but knock off about 10 degreesthat's what it's going to feel like. running in the 20s for most of us at least the sun are shine. temperatures in the upper 30s. 45 to 50 this weekend an isolated shower next chance of significant storm comes in on wednesday. traffic and weather together. >> reporter: we have a heads up from mbta south station skyeye right now the t tweeted out a
problems at south station riders should consider using alternate transport plans amtrak says all trains that normally going no south station will be forced to stop at the red and orange line instead. and delays could be widespread and severe. chris. >> that's not good thanks very much. massachusetts republicans are calling for state senator brian joyce to resign amid a ethics investigation. yesterday the fbi raided his law office in canton. he is accused of using his position for personal gain including years of free dry cleaning a claim physical denies you.
hello. it is thursday, february 18th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there is more real news ahead, including the high price of your cable box. we will find out why changing the rules could save you big bucks. first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. donald trump has a big lead here and a team of lawyers he says is ready to sue top rival ted cruz not once, but twice. >> national polls give us a little bit better sense as the contests get bigger but we basically right now the game is in south carolina. >> lawyers are digging in and sources say the tech giant is ready to fight this all the way
president obama's decision to skip the funeral of justice scalia is being seen by some as a smub nub of the judge. >> according to police love-robinson started posing as a doctor last year and even began screening patients. >> some manufacturers have crossed lines, using it at fillers and cutting corners and duping customers. >> i want to get a massage! >> get one every week! why not? >> with that much money, she can have brad pitt give them a massage. >> president obama says this job not for donald trump with his reality show past. >> being president is a serious job. it's not hosting a talk show. >> what? why is that the first job you mention? >> i'd love to hear him say that to oprah, i really would! announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by nationwide. i'm charlie rose with gayle
republican presidential candidates in south carolina are not just throwing insults, now there are threats and even lawyers' letters. donald trump has called ted cruz a liar all week. he is also has repeated his threat to sue the canadian-born senator over his eligibility to be president. trump's campaign sent cruz a cease and desist letter. >> it demands cruz stop running this television ad using an old interview where donald trump rights. trump says the entire base for your argument that mr. trump is pro choice is based on an interview that took place nearly two decades ago. cruz responded last night in a town hall in south carolina. >> hits argument in the letter is running his own words was defamation. >> he says you're misrepresenting his current position he has evolved pro life. ridiculous theory i've ever heard that telling the voters
record is deceitful and lying. >> at the same town hall, marco rubio, again, called ted cruz a liar and accused him of consistently repeating things about rubio that cruz notion to be untrue. >> rubio has won the coveted endorsement of south carolina governor nikki haley. jeb bush who wanted that endorsement says he is disappointed she didn't choose him. his brother former president george w. bush met with haley privately on monday. at a bush event yesterday, south carolina supporters told bush how worried they are about the campaign and some shared their advice what turned into a campaign session. >> if you can raise the bar in the next session, and try to -- try to be beyond, you know, the bullying, because i think that is who you are. i think the campaign has been co-oped by the p.t. barnum of our time and i think he is
i would encourage you to emphasize those things more. >> this is what i do. this is called campaigning right now. >> no. i mean, sir, on the more national level, to the extent that you can. i know when you get into those debates, it's a free-for-all sometimes. >> oh, yeah. >> but i would encourage you to go, not just on your record but on your plan. >> those bush supporters and other south carolina republicans vote in two days. the campaigns are bombarding them with television ads and reaching out in other ways as well. one voter showed major garrett how overwhelming this media blitz can be. carolina. good morning again. >> reporter: good morning. if you're a south carolina republican, you simply cannot avoid presidential campaign phone calls, five, six, sometimes more a day. either. five, six, sometimes more a day. and then there are the campaign volunteers who knock on your door five -- well, not that no.
annoying. tommy harkin is an undecided republican who welcomed us into his kitchen. >> then this one is negative? >> one of the negative. >> reporter: to get a taste of his political mail. so these mailers vintage would be wednesday? >> wednesday. yeah, just today. >> reporter: right. they are not aged at all? >> not aged and not including phone calls. that last call left harkin a bit confused. >> i can't tell you if it was for or against rubio. all i could understand was rubio. >> reporter: by phone, by mail, and on tv, politics is unavoidable. >> trump bankrolled politicians to steamroll the little guy. >> he was part of the washington establishment. >> ted cruz voted to undermine our national defense. >> reporter: harkin told us he
do they have any effect on you? >> well, i think after awhile, they start to have almost a negative effect. you get so much of it, you don't know what to believe on them because so many of them are negative. >> reporter: harkin said he and his friends are getting worn down and worn out, but political pros say this repetitive outreach pays off. >> all those mediums have a effect on persuasion and when 1 in 8 on undecided and who they are going to vote for, the advertising that voters receive is going to have an impact. >> reporter: harkin told us he doesn't even read the mailers or take the phone call any more. but campaigns cannot afford not to try. >> maybe the mail piece that a voter receives today doesn't persuade them, but the one they receive tomorrow does. advertising works. it's why businesses do it. it's why candidates do it. >> reporter: harkin isn't so sure. he just knows this about his family and his equally besieged republican friends.
least, we talk about it, hear about it, are getting fed up with it and getting tired of it. >> reporter: there is a method to what harkin considers madness. at some point, he' and other undecided republicans will make up their races and campaigns want to be the last word they hear before they cast their ballot because that word couldn't make a lasting difference. >> thank you, major. >> i see both sides. you have to get the word out. >> you do. >> make the difference. you can't afford not to try. >> that's right. a new cbs news poll out. a national poll among republicans and says that more than half of republican voters say they may still change their minds about who to support. >> which is why that advertising is important. >> keep making your case. >> right. nevada democrats vote on saturday in the state's caucuses. the latest poll finds hillary clinton and bernie sanders are in a virtual tie. clinton is one highway ahead within the margin of error. this morning, her campaign released a new commercial that shows an exchange last sunday between clinton and a
she is worried her parents may be deported. >> i'm going to do everything i can so you don't have to be scared and you don't have to worry about what happens to your dad or somebody else in your family. let me do the worrying. i will do all of the worrying. is that a deal? i'll done the worrying and do everything i can to help, okay? >> scott pelley is in nevada today to report on the clinton campaign for tonight's "cbs evening news." i'll be filling in for scott here in new york. >> long day for you but nothing you can't handle. i'll watch it tonight. she was caught on video calling for muscle in the middle of a campus protest. >> it was a mistake. i never, ever meant that as a call for violence.
a mother makes history, running seven marathons back-to-back around the globe. you'd land in a different continent and what happened? >> we would go through customs and go in the bathroom and come out of the bathroom in our running gear ready to run. >> truly incredible. our conversation next here on "cbs this morning." 500 miles i would walk 500 more to be a man walk like a man with the pain and swelling of my moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis...
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this morning, as part of our pushing the limit series, we are producing to the first american woman to complete one of the most grueling tests of human endurance. the world marathon challenge. she recently ran seven marathons on seven continents in seven days. she is only the second woman on the planet to accomplish this feat and we talked with pizzey at new york's chelsea piers and she explained how she pushed herself to the finish line again and again.
last year. i knew that i would punish. i just didn't know what to expect. it? >> it was trying. i didn't use the word marathon. i didn't use the word mile. long run. that is what got me through it. >> reporter: 35-year-old becca pizzey spent over 27 hours running, covered 183 miles on foot and flew roughly 23,000 miles from to the following countries. is that metal grit? >> it's mental and physical. i would say it's this whole thing is 70% mental and 30% physical. >> most people who run marathons say the mental challenge is the greatest challenge. >> it was a mind game. i thought from day one, you're going to have to get real comfortable being uncomfortable.
moments of doubt? >> no. >> reporter: that is extraordinary to hear you didn't have any moments of doubt. >> there was never a time when i thought i cannot finish this. it was more of how am i going to finish this? >> reporter: eleven men and four women competed in the challenge. piz circumstances i who stands at 5'1" finished third overall. what pushes you to push the limit? >> my daughter. she is my biggest inspiration. and she came up to me one time and said, mommy, finish strong and she was my number one fan. she ran the last six and a half. >> yes. >> yes. >> reporter: how did you find week? >> it's true, it takes a village and a lot of the work was before taylor wakes up in the morning or after she goes to bed. >> reporter: you've gotten a lot this. how many? >> about a thousand. >> reporter: and are you going to respond to all of these
single with one of them. >> reporter: why is that so important to do that? >> because people believed in me and when people believe in you, people you don't even know, these heartfelt e-mails, it means everything to me. >> reporter: that constant support from strangers was evident when pizzi pulled a muscle in dubai. >> most of our sleeping and eating was all on planes. >> reporter: in fact, at one point, you fell asleep on the plane and you had an injury. >> it was tough for me. and the airline steward switched out my ice package for me and everybody was on board trying to help us. everybody knew what we were doing and the bottles of water and anything that we needed. >> reporter: what was that final seventh marathon like? >> i was in a lot of pain. i never counted myself finished until i actually crossed the finish line. i thought you're not done until you actually finish. when i crossed the finish line, i had cried from mile 25 to 26, just tears of joy. i was so happy.
finish line tape and i got wrapped in an american flag and it was one of the best days of my life. >> reporter: might be the greatest day of your life? >> definitely. >> reporter: and though she was only averaging ten hours on each continent, her most memorable race with her first one. >> my absolute favorite marathon was running in antarctica and running on a glacier. this is the finish. >> the mackie daddy shrichlt the race instructor was able to give me an extra one and i was able to donate it to taylor's classroom. >> reporter: very impressive. very, very impressive. >> this is something i'll have forever. i've never been injured with the exception of dubai. >> reporter: the massachusetts native plans to run the boston marathon this april for the 16th time. when you finished this world marathon, you came home and your town threw a parade for you.
i got to ride on a fire truck and they named the race after me and i signed autographs and it was so fun for the town. town. >> reporter: how did you feel? >> i felt like i triumphed. what an honor to represent our country and the amount of people that believed in me and told me i could do it. >> reporter: what did you learn? >> i learned how to be strong, you know? and how to just triumph for all odds against you. >> she is, what, 35? extraordinary. >> she is wonder woman for real, that's who who she is. >> that's right. >> what does she do when she is not running? >> she manages an ice cream shop so she loves cookie dough ice cream and owns a day care center and she is a single mom. at the end of the day at 10:00 she will get on the treadmill. >> have you run a marathon yet? >> no, only a half marathon. >> watching her did you think i have to do a marathon? >> no. i will run another half marathon
i don't think my body is built for a full marathon. that's why i admire people like this so much because it is really hard. >> it's the mind. she said you got to be comfortable with being uncomfortable. >> and she never had a doubt! i want her e-mail and i want to e-mail her! >> she told me she got an energy energy coach. manager coach! >> yes. >> i want to e-mail her. i think she is great. she never had a doubt. you go, becca, go! >> you can check out more of our interview and including becca's diet and eating ice cream and more is on cbsnews.com. how these two people became a part of ed sheeran's tribute. that is next on "cbs this morning." announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by
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thank you to everybody. and my parents have flown in here to come to the grammys every single year and every time i lose, they go, "maybe next year!" >> ed sheeran giving a nice tribute to his parents. this is not his mom and dad! the broadcast accidentally cut to the wrong people! here are ed sheeran's real parents as seen on instagram.
>> they were in the audience on monday. cbs says it was a mistake and it was human error. >> they look like their parents! look so cute. my gosh. >> are you feeling good morning it's 8:25. i am kathryn hauser. top stories after the forecast. >> good morning. the sun is shining. temperatures 30 in boston and taunton. 20s in the suburbs and wind is active with us from start to fenish today. a few cloud may build in the cape and island ocean effect snow showers and flurries not until this evening and tonight won't amount to much. coming up by a few degrees but knock 10 dough grows off the temperature with wind gusting over 20 miles per hour. we will be warming up 45 to 50 this weekend. next significant storm threat comes in next wednesday. traffic and weather together robi. >> reporter: a broken down truck causing problems north of the city right now a disabled
lane. traffic southbound was already backing up in the stoneham from the south expressway jammed northbound from furnace brook to chum yeah road and mass pike eastbound bumper to bumper. here kathryn. >> a nightmare commute breaking news an amtrak signal problem causing widespread delays mbtaare warning passengers these delays could be severe for trains coming in and out of south station. so, riders are sharing pictures of lines forming at mbta stations. commuters are asked to transfer to the subway at back bay forest hills and jfku mass station or find other transportation. big problems there. checking other top stories new details in a deadly house fire in plymouth. firefighters found the body of
ellisville road. fire was not suspicious and no foul play is suspected. cause is under investigation. a manchester teacher is facing assault charmings anita lemay a is accused of snacking candy out of a 14-year-old's hand leaving a mark. he was ace hedgedly disturbing class and refused to listen and she turned herself in to police yesterday and is charged with simple assault. back in 30 with another update then.
arguably the greatest rivalry in college basketball lived up to the hype last night. my alma mater duke university visited north carolina in chapel hill. the blue devils trailed by a point in the final minute. grayson allen hit two free throws to give duke the lead. then a last-second shot by the tar heels came up short and 20th ranked duke upset fifth ranked north carolina 74-73 and i was there watching it last night at 11:00 something. >> were you doing the hula at your house? it was worth it to the end. such a good game.
>> wren 7. >> we had a good time. >> we did. >> more on that later! >> a gentleman never tells. welcome back to "cbs this morning." this half hour, her call for muscle against a student journalist during national outrage. now the college professor at the center of a controversy over campus protest is apologizing. this morning." a 11-year-old sought a direction to change. why she brought together 1,000 black girl books. that's ahead. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "the washington post" says for the first time in a decade, the navy is teaching sailors how to navigate a ship by looking at the stars. naval academy students are learning to find their way at sea without to this technological reports. "the new york times" says
a century an opera composed by a woman will appear at the metropolitan opera. she will be presented in december and by a composer who is from finland. the operation is one of the six new productions in the 2016 to 2017 season. babysitter's pay is rising. those caring for one child earn $15.71 an hour and up nearly 5.5% since last year. watching two kids can pay please $18 an hour. rates can be even higher in some big cities. i used to charge $2.50. >> i know i'm dating myself but i got a dollar an hour and i thought that was big bucks! i was very happy. stay up three hours, people! government regulators this morning are taking steps that could lower your part of your cable bill. the s.e.c. is offering to open i the market for boxes.
is close to $100. digital expert nicholas thompson is joining us here at the table. thompson. >> glad to be here. >> most people don't feel they have options. you get the cable box and comes into your home and what? >> there is a wire that comes out of the wall and goes into the cable box and you connect the box to the your tv. that cable box is provided to you by the cable company, by verizon. every month in your cable bill, you're paying 9, 10, $11 to rent that box. what the fcc is considering whether the cable companies need to change the way the information flows over that line so that other companies can make boxes, then there will kbe competition for the box and presumably that line in your bill will get reduced. if there is competition, you'll pay a little bit less. >> the cable companies, they say the consumer will pay more. true or false? >> the company cables have a bunch of arguments.
kind of violations of people's privacy or people will be able to advertise on top of our content. then the cable companies have a monopoly and raise other parts of your bill if this part gets reduced. my view it probably will bring prices down and that competition is good and this is a way -- >> it's interesting. it comes at a time when cable companies are finding out they are part of a ship to streaming yet, at the same time, they are one of the big entry points possess access to the internet. >> right. they are a huge entry point for access to the internet. they have monopolies. they have a lot of power. they have an ino novated as fast as other parts of the internet but they say they are doing fine and people are happy what we are doing. >> apple encryption, what is exactly apple being asked to do? >> they have this phone that was used by one of the terrorists in san bernardino. with the way apple phones,
believe a 5c if you enter a pass wored ten times that is wrong the data will be erased. the fbi has not been able to crack this. fbi says to apple make a software so we can get the password and get all of the information. apple is say, no, we are not going to do that. a judge says apple has to do that and only says we are fighting it in court. >> at the same time, apple saying we can't do that without doing something new. >> apple is saying if we build this system that allows you to give in this phone we will have created a system that allows people to violate other people's cases in other cases. the fbi says you're doing this in one case, the terrorism case, please do it. >> do they do with one phone and destroy the software? once you've built it, it exists. once you've shown it can be done perhaps other people can do and that is apple's point. on the other hand, this is a terrorism case. this is a phone owned by the terrorist's employer and a situation of national security so maybe you should be more compromising. >> what do you think the position apple is taking?
very strong stand on behalf of privacy and its users. i think they are upset over the intrusions exposed in the edward snowden leaks but i think it's very bad for apple. i think in situations like this an american company and somebody who is trying to destroy many of the ideals that built apple and built silicon valley there is an obligation to a certain degree to work with your government to help resolve those things. >> i think the concern that law enforcement has is what if we a buy io biological war fare event and information on phone they have to get to and that pose concerns in terms of safety. >> that is a prospective issue not looking back. who knows. >> that's right. >> there could be something that could help stop the next terrorist attack. >> couldn't they have worked it out privately? i'm wondering about that. >> apple chose to take a stand. >> okay. >> thank you, nick. >> thank you. >> university of missouri says this morning the investigation into the assistant professor who
nearly done. >> i need somebody over here! help me! >> melissa click was caught on video during campus protests in november calling for muscle to remove a student journalist. video a month earlier shows her cursing at police. click, this morning, says she regrets her actions and anna werner is on the campus in columbia, missouri, with the interview you'll see only on "cbs this morning." anna, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie well, this is the spot on the campus quad where protesters set up their tent city in november. it's also the spot where melissa click took an action she now says she regrets. >> can i talk to? >> no. you need to get out! >> reporter: she is the woman scene at a university of missouri protest last fall ordering a student journalist away from a group of protesters on the public quad. >> you need to get out! you need to get out. >> reporter: her actions brought
and widespread condemnation and now she is vigs apologizing. >> i was embarrassed by my behavior and believe it doesn't represent who i am at as a person and didn't represent the good i was doing there that day and certainly i wish i could do it over again. >> reporter: click says she was trying to protect the students protesting who she says were under threat and wasn't sure the man filming was a real journalist. >> he introduced himself only as media and came at me with a camera. >> reporter: the camera, not a weapon. >> sure. but it also wasn't a big camera. it could have been a phone-sized camera it didn't say professional journalist to moo e. >> reporter: we asked if she would review the tape with us. she decline. >> i don't really wish to do that. >> reporter: on the tape she is clearly heard as identifying the
before calling for muscle to remain him. >> hey, who wants me to help get this reporter out of here? i need some muscle over here! help me get him out! >> reporter: is calling for muscle out here respectful? >> it was a mistake. i never, ever meant that as a call for violence. it's just one of those things that was said in a heated moment. >> reporter: another video released last week by the columbia, missouri, newspaper shows click at an earlier protest during homecoming in october. cursing at a police officer who she says pushed her. >> hands off me! >> reporter: you can understand where a lot of people watching those videos are saying, she's got a problem. >> people who know me don't feel that way. people who were there that day don't feel that way. they know what it was like to be there. they know i was there with the best of intentions and they know it was a really tricky situation. >> reporter: the university's governing board is now investigating. david steelman is a board member.
you that is most damaging? >> the call for muscle. no question about it. imagine yourself as a parent and that is your child that a faculty member calls for muscle on. you don't pour gasoline on an already volatile situation. >> reporter: they called click an ally to students and someone with an outstanding record of teaching and research. but click now worries she won't get a fair hearing. >> i believe that the actions of the curators and the chancellors set up an environment where i can't be fairly evaluated. >> reporter: if that is the case, what happens after that? >> well, i fight for my job. i love my job. i'm good at my be job. i made mistakes. i don't think i should be judged entirely on those mistakes, and i'm going to fight for what i think is fair. >> reporter: now in a statement
chancellor called her actions with that police officer appalling. she is currently suspended with pay, but steelman insists she will get a fair hearing in front of the board and that her 12 years teaching her will be considered. gayle? >> we will certainly follow-up. thank you. a revolution for book lovers begins with a hash tag. >> we wanted a thousand books on black girls and we snagged them together and got a hash tag! >> reporter: were you ever nervous you wouldn't be able to find a thousand books about -- >> 100%! >> she is cute and big personality. how an 11-year-old girl was
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did the book characters you loved as a kid look like you? a research library at the university of wisconsin found that of the 3,500 children books it received last year, only 261 were about black people and just 100 came from black authors. one new jersey sixth grader isn't satisfied with numbers like that so she showed vinita nair how she created a new chapter. >> i was born on a tuesday at columbia hospital, clums,
ohio, usa. you always have words and able to express your motions when you're me. the people who look like me keep fighting. >> reporter: some books she has been aassigned in school she tired is tired of. >> they were books about boys and dogs. a bunch of other ones, i'm sick of it! >> reporter: marlee wanted books she could relate to with characters like her. >> i went to my mom. and she told me what are you going to do about it and that is how the book drive started. >> reporter: the idea was simple but ambitious to collect a girls. >> we started posting pictures on amazon of me reading them and anterior and now it's a full-on book drive. >> reporter: how did you come up with the hash tags? >> we know that social media is the main outlet for us to get anything we want now so we need to be fun and catchy and something easy to remember. we wanted a thousand books and
got a hash tag. >> reporter: were you ever nervous you wouldn't be able to find a thousand books? >> 100%! >> reporter: but that nervousness has been replaced with excitement. first, local media got wind of her drive. everybody. >> reporter: that led to appearances with larry wilmo on "the nightly show. marlee. >> yes. my mother is jamaican and named me after bob marlee. >> reporter: and with ellen degeneres. >> you need to figure out your priorities because it should be that is all right. >> reporter: did you guys just decide to put them on the floor? >> yeah, it's easier to organize them. >> reporter: the books began arriving and stacking up. when we visited, marlee had collected close to 1,300 of them. do you have a favorite book that has come in?
brown girl dreaming by woodson. >> reporter: he received a national book award for "brown girls dreaming" knows the importance of identifying with characters in a book. >> seeing a story on the page about a black child, written by a black author, not only legit mize mizes your existence, look i'm here in this world. i'll get you a book. >> this looks cool. >> reporter: what are you guys going to do with all of the books? >> 1,000 of the book are going to a primary school where my mother is from and my first time going to rural jamaica where she is from gentleman last week, is what they did. she gave away the books she has collected to jamaican children. many have limited access to books. have you thought what you want to do when you grow up? >> i want to be a magazine
because i love being the boss and i love reading and writing. >> reporter: i think you should considering writing your own book, though. >> yeah, i've heard a lot of about that. i don't think i'm ready, but when i am ready, i will. >> reporter: we are guessing that book will have a very impressive main character. for "cbs this morning," vinita nair, west orange, new jersey. >> that is high hero of the week! >> i'll say! >> i'm not sure how i feel about that story. i love her! >> she is tired about white boys and dogs. >> sounds like she wants to be gayle king and a magazine editor. >> she wants to be more than that. marlee, we like you! bravo! >> you're watching "cbs this morning." we will be right back.
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good morning it's 8:55 i am kathryn hauser. we will check top stories in a moment after a look at your forecast. good morning. >> good morning. it's a bright and beautiful start to the day. a little chilly 22 # in worcester 30 in boston and wind kicked up a little bit and gusty and will be with us from start to finish but the sun shades. coming up by a few degrees this afternoon-and about 33 on average but don't forget the wind gusting occasionally over 20 miles per hour and real feel the wind chill is going to be in the teens and 20s from start to finish. less wind tomorrow upper 30s warm up this weekend. 45 to 50 looks great. and next chance of a wednesday. how's it look. >> reporter: kathryn has the latest on commuter rail problems first a final look at
to the south expressway is packed from furnace brook parkway to columbia road about a 20 minute delay. route three 3 northbound 93 southbound crawls from stoneham to leverett connector a 25 minute ride and mass pike eastbound hanging up between the market street overpass and tolls. here's kathryn. >> breaking news we have been following a warning for commuter rail and t passengers and amtrak signal problem at south station is causing severe delays and this is what it looked ike at braintree. commuter rail riders are asked to transfer at back bay forest hills and jfku mass stations or find other transportation. also breaking news in chelsea this morning a police cruiser crashs knocking down a pole and live wires. this happened on marginal street near willow and street is shut downright now.
serious injuries. no word on what caused the crash. stay with wbz for updates throughout the morning. and massachusetts republicans are calling for state senator brian joyce to resign amid an ethics investigation. yesterday, the fbi spent 12 hours raiding his law office and he is accused of using his position in the legislature for personal gain. our next newscast is coming up today at noon hope to see
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